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might think. nbc's michelle kosinski is live in london for morton that. good morning. >> the u.s. election is a top story today outside the u.s. with coverage all over television, newspapers and websites. extremely thorough and extensive. in fact, virtually every foreign news organization has on its website a prom gent section devoted to the u.s. election. that's tough for americans to imagine that we would pay that much attention to another country's political contest. the times here in london tells us that their u.s. election section is now their most clicked outside of their home page and views of it have gone up about 500% since august. how much does this matter? yesterday, across europe markets declined amid the uncertainty over how the u.s. election would turn out. part of the reason for all this attention is that so many people in so many countries are looking for a catalyst for change in their own nations through what happens in the u.s. tonight around the world there will be live watch parties. looking at coverage that stations are carrying live from the u.s. and that wi
forces deployed from central europe and the united states, but the attack that left the u.s. ambassador and three other americans dead had ended before they could get there. u.s. officials are trying to refute news reports that say the cia told its personnel to stand down. >>> the true that will decorate the grounds of the u.s. capital for the holidays is being prepped for its trip to washington. the 73-foot spruce was harvested friday from white river national forest in colorado. crews will take two days wrapping the tree before it makes its way east. most of the transportation costs are being paid through private donations and sponsored. >>> and in another holiday sign, the tradition is back in full force. butter ball has opened its annual turkey talk phone line. people can now call 1-800-butter ball to ask questions or get cooking advice from experts through december 24th. the company has provided the consumer help line every holiday season since 1981. the most popular question asked of the hotline. i have the turkey -- now what? that's the news. now back to lester and erica. >> than
on the gas shortage coming up. >>> the u.s. soldier charged with the grisly massacre of afghan soldiers appears in court today. he's accused of carrying ought a pre-dawn raid batch in march killing 16 villagers, 9 of them children as they slept. the 39-year-old father of two faces a court-martial and could ultimately receive the death penalty. parts of the proceedings will be held at night to allow witnesses in afghanistan to testify. >>> a horrific accident at the pittsburgh zoo where a 2-year-old boy was mauled to death when he fell into a den of african painted dogs. the by's mother had put him on a railing overlooking the exhibit 11 feet below. >>> federal officials have launched an investigation into what caused an atlanta police helicopter to hit the top of a power line and crash into a city street saturday night, killing both officers on board. the two officers were searching for a 9-year-old boy who had run away from home. the boy was later found unharmed. no one on the ground was injured in that crash. >>> now let's head to wall street and the new york stock exchange. good morn
to call at this point. derrick. >>> thank you anita. we have a winner in the virginia u.s. senate race. democrat tim kaine defeats george allen. now, andrea ma karen is with the -- andrea ma karen is with -- mac karen is with them. and sadie is with the democratic party. >> reporter: yeah. people were cautious coming in. it took a while to develop. tim kaine is finishing up his victor speech. there he goes. thanking everybody. i don't know if you can hear me. but the crowd is very excited. tim kaine hugging congressman bobby scott right there. and to the far right i'm not sure if you can see him, but it is his father-in-law. obviously even very excited -- everybody excited. it was a hard fought, tight race. $80 million. the most expensive senate race this year. lots of negative ads. 50 million of that money came from outside sources. and governor kaine said they fought against the negative advertisements. everybody very excited. tim kaine talked a little about his missionary work. he took a year off from college and went and lived in honduras where he went to missionary for a year. tal
." ♪ >>> welcome back to "hardball." the fight for the u.s. senate can be as significant as the fight for president. right now looks advantage democrats. the latest analysis is it appears more likely than not democrats will holded majority, perhaps by only the slimmest of margins. there you have it. and the catch up is the massachusetts senate race between republican scott brown and democratic challenger elizabeth warren, and right now the clear politics poll average has warren up by 4.5. politi politico is up there in boston covering the race. dave, thanks for joining us from politico. >> absolutely. >> let me ask you about that race. it seems like something happened a couple weeks ago. was it the mayor's endorsement and putting all the troops? but that's only 8% of the lector root. what got her on top of the race? >> i think it's women voters that were in brown's camp, still sort of flirting with him this summer in polls moving towards warren, and i talked to some pollsters and voters on the ground today and that's all you hear about on the airwaves, in the messaging. it's all designed to court w
theater. it's the u.s. tv debut of the stepkids, which we're excited about. but first, if you watch the show regularly, then you know that i'm a die-hard "sons of anarchy" fan. i've interviewed ron perlman, charlie hunnam, chuck zito. i've visited the set. i've sat down with kurt sutter, the show's creator. but tonight, i think i'm more excited than ever to talk to the matriarch of the sons family. the golden globe winning actress katey sagal. and for more we go to stk in l.a. for our feature interview. ♪ >> this is fun. do you like doing this? >> carson: i love it. i also like just to talk. >> we're actually having a conversation. >> carson: yeah, exactly. yeah. >> i've never done a talk show where you actually have a conversation. >> carson: yeah, me neither. ♪ thank you so much for your time. you know, i'm an enormous fan. >> no, thanks. >> carson: let's start with music though 'cause i -- i mean, i love music so much. >> me too. >> carson: and you do too. >> mm-hmm. >> carson: a lot fo people don't know this, especially younger fans of watching "sons of anarchy," you've had
old, i just became a u.s. citizen this year and must say i was so proud to have the privilege to vote. i started crying as i was walking away from the polls. just whoever whelmed with emotions. #voteordie. and speaking of the youth vote, despite the fact that unemployment for those between 18 and 29 was up 12% in the month of october, by 61% of young voters still favor president obama. there was some concern about an enthusiasm gap because in 2008, 78% of young people said they were very enthusiastic about the president but only 48% said so this time around. so it will be very interesting to see if they actually turned out. >> actually go and vote. >> right. >> that is the big question. they turned out at about the same rate as those four years ago. josh elliott. you have people gathering around. >> the anticipation is starting to build, people milling about and seeing on the giant screen surrounding us here in times square turning it into a virtual amphitheater. the votes coming in. as we project states, the excitement starting to build and i want to bring in first-time voters. we ar
owners but it could also result in sanctions from the u.s. government. >>> when a man stopped to videotape his son, he caught a amtrak train slam into a utility truck. the man rushed over to the scene and he thought that the two men inside the truck would be dead but instead they survived with hardly a scratch. >> he got out of the truck and i said are you all right. he said i'm fine. i said dude, you're the luckiest man alive right now. >> wow! that train was blaring the horn, the truck driver told the police that he did not notice the train coming. >>> mark mcgire will become a division rival to the world champion san francisco giants. he reportedly accepted and offer for the los angeles dodgers. he wants to work closer to his family that lives in orange county. >>> raider fans should be smileing this morning. the raiders have sold enough tickets to allow the fans to watch the game at home. it gave the raiders an extra day to sell more tickets to avoid the local blackout. you can watch the game right here at 1:00 p.m. tomorrow followed by the point after. >>> a mountain lion
. >> the u.s. senate. >> it could affect the senate race in connecticut. really, these are states where president obama should be able to win with a large margin. one state where the media market bleeds into is pennsylvania. so much in new jersey was hit by the hurricane. the president's visit there with chris yisty. a lot of people saw that on tv were in pennsylvania and key media markets there. if that race is competitive, that may help. >> how much do you think it affects the total popular vote, the number of popular vote? how much might that mean for president obama? >> i see 300,000 people may not show up for the polls. >> you've been spending all this time waiting for gasoline. you don't know where your polling place is. >> which you've been doing. you think about all that time waiting in line for the basic necessities of life, it makes you a little less enthusiastic about going out and trying to figure out where you're going to vote. people are just trying to get warm right now. >> you also see why it's important for a governor to have the authority to be able to make changes. go
with the uncertainty about the outcome of the u.s. election along with greece. the dow is currently down 9. the nasdaq is up 7. s&p is flat. >>> apple paid $713 million in tax on the nearly $37 billion it made overseas. that is less than 2%. if it brought that money home, apple could pay as much as $35% income tax on those earnings but leaving the money overseas is completely legal and many other multinational companies do exactly the same thing. >>> e-commerce is about to go up against a california law that limits how much information retailers can get from consumers who use a credit card. itunes, ebay and other retailers say they need to get information to avoid fraud and identity theft. but privacy advocates say e- tailers are violating a 20-year old law. >>> less than 24 hours until election day. president obama will watch the returns come in tomorrow in chicago. mitt romney will be in boston. that's where our reporter is live to send us the message on this. >> reporter: hi, dave. the last day and long day who will be campaigning. he told his about 3200 supporters, they have to get people to get o
and 47 republicans. one-third of the u.s. senate is up for election tonight. that's 33 seats. 23 democratic and ten republican. in order for the republicans to take control of the senate, they would need to win four seats. that bat logical take place in about a dozen states from places like connecticut and massachusetts out east to nevada and arizona out west. cbs news considers six of these states true tossups. that's massachusetts, connecticut, virginia, wisconsin, north dakota, and montana. republicans have what they're calling their big four. that's montana, north dakota, nebraska and wisconsin. republicans tell us in order for them to win the senate they have to win the majority of the big four. the polls have closed. we're going to take a closer look in virginia where the polls have closed at the senate race there. there's a contest between two former popular governors. you have republican george allen, the former u.s. senator from that state and democrat tim kaine, the former head of the democratic national committee. this is a very tight race. it's also the most expensive
groups have sent a letter to assistant u.s. attorney general thomas perez alleging that the pennsylvania republican tea party are targeting african-american precincts under the guise of alleged fraud. they call upon the justice department monitoring to make every effort to ensure that voters are able to cast their ballots freely and fairly. joining me richard wolffe and from orlando, florida, joy reid. what is the latest in florida? >> it's a mess. i just got the phone with a friend of mine in south florida. people are still in line at the lone place where you can absentee early vote. people are fully taking advantage of it and it is proof that florida really needed those 14 days. the lines have been extraordinary throughout the state. five counties now out of 67 went ahead and allowed absentee voting on the spot, which means that in five counties you had more early vote time than you did in p the other 62 counties. that in and of itself it is unfair and in miami it is utter chaos. >> let's listen to what steve schmidt told chuck todd this morning. >> i think one of the things you always
. the u.s. congressional delegation and the state house assembly. so the fact is republicans control the government at all levels by big numbers. and i think that this election is going to be much more like 2010 than 2008. i think governor romney's going to carry pennsylvania. >> ron brownstein you agree with that? >> the big question is as you come down to the very end, where republicans are viewing this, is this electorate going to be like the electorate in 2010. racial distribution, partisan distribution, in it's ideological distribution? 2010 was more white, more republican and more conservative. southwest pennsylvania is going to be very tough for president obama. the white working-class voters there are going to move sharply away from him. but what pat toomey did in 2010 was cut the margin in the poor suburban counties outside of philadelphia to only 20,000 vote deficit. in 2008 barack obama won those same counties by 200,000 votes. the question is whether the social issues that are partient in for romney with white collar, white voters, particularly women are going to be a bar
and the control of the u.s. senate is at stake. and abc's jon karl is on the other side of our election studio with that. >> reporter: good morning, elizabeth. the story as far as congress goes today, is control of the senate. let's look where things stand. right now, the senate has 53 democrats, 47 republicans. today, at stake is one-third of the senate. 23 of those seats are democratic seats. only ten republicans are up for re-electi re-election. that's why this should look like a good opportunity for republicans. there's a lot of targets of opportunity. i'm going to watch three races early in the night that pose big problems for republicans. the first, massachusetts. scott brown, republican that won ted kennedy's seat. >> a very tight race now. >> reporter: he is trailing badly going into against elizabeth warren. and indiana, a seat republicans have controlled for 36 years was to be safe. but richard mourdock, controversial comments on rape. and todd akin, comments about legitimate rape. >> you think claire mccaskill hangs on? >> she is leading going into election day. what does it mean if
." the cia was secretly responsible for u.s. efforts in benghazi. in fact, two of the four american personnel were working for the cia as contractors. but congressional investigators say the cia and state department weren't on the same page about which agency was responsible when it came to security. "the journal" also reports at one point during the attacks, secretary of state hillary clinton telephoned the cia director directly to seek assistance. >> from our parade of papers, "the seattle times." as the election reaches its apex, president george w. bush not out campaigning for mitt romney. but rather speaking at an investment conference in the cayman islands. organizers declined comment. tickets, $4,000 apiece. >> oh, my goodness. >> sir richard branson said to be there as well. >> there you go. "the charleston daily mail." west virginia still feeling impacts of sandy in the form of snow. in some counties, 80% of residents have no power. and in places three feet of snow cover the ground. this must be just unbelievable. forest crews and fema have been working around the clock with chain sa
reasons that we're becoming more competitive around the globe, the u.s. economy is growing in areas and u.s. manufacturing is because of energy expiration and production here in the united states. so i think the conditions are ripe just for a different kind of participation, regardless if it's romney or obama from the corporate community. >> we've been looking for the past couple of weeks at polls and there have been certain bets being placed on this election -- >> mustaches -- >> yes. >> grow a mustache -- >> please don't. i beg you. >> that look you had yesterday -- >> let us hope. let us hope. >> let's hope not. >> romney wins pennsylvania so axelrod has to come on the air and shave his mustache. >> oh, that would be something. all right. here's from the washington post, empty measurements. on the eve of the election, nate silver placed president obama's chances of returning to office at 86.3%, not 86.1%, not 87.8%, at 86.3%. silver's prediction is not an innovation, it's trend taken to its absurd extreme. his work is better summarized as an 83.6% confident that the state polls are corre
new york's at least 38 dead from the storm. so far sandy has killed at least 90 people in the u.s. >>> and adding to all the loss, some growing frustration on staten island amid the remarkable devastation. there's no other way to say it. some areas of the island look like a war zone. more than 4 million homes and businesses across the region are still without power. parents are understandably feeling somewhat helpless. >> and my youngest daughter yesterday, faith, said, "daddy, i want to go home." i told her, "it's going to be a while, hon." she don't understand. she's 6. >> aid organizations are providing water and ready-to-eat meals to those hard-hit neighborhoods. that will continue through the weekend. looking at some of the destruction, it's going to take a lot longer than that. >>> the situation is looking slightly better here in manhattan. the power company says electricity will be restored to all homes and businesses by tomorrow, but that does not mean the lights will be on everywhere. about 130 buildings, many of them in the financial district, suffered so much flooding t
this for a few days. yes, i mean i did run the marine corps marathon and i remember we did it at the u.s. attorneys office, a group of prosecutors to raise money for aids and aids awareness and raised a lot of money and the district got a lot of money because there are a lot of people that travel in, the local businesses thrive during that time and $340 million is a lot of money for the city. >> i get it. >> after this devastation. >> i get the economy. i get the charity, part of it. i get that folks have already booked hotels and flights. i get that you want to make a statement that new york is still going to be new york and all that, they're still finding bodies in home. cops and workers have been working for days long shift. it's time to restrain resources and running in all that hoopla that folks just lost everything. there's no right answer. >> i wonder what our viewers think. >> chime in. we will we read some of those responses on monday. >>> coming up our coverage of the aftermath of hurricane sandy continues. >>> up next, we introduce you to some dedicated health workers who are
before investing. >>> sad news. the u.s. death toll from superstorm sandy jumped today by at least 20 people. 81 deaths are now blamed on the mrooding, the accidents, the devastating wind that all came with this superstorm. also in 15 states in d.c. more than four million households still with no power. want to get to bellmawr, new jersey, not far from asbury park. jim clancy is there. jim, you talked to the mayor of bellmawr. how are things going? >> reporter: i'm just looking right now. amazing scene as front loaders are dumping sand, taking away from the residents' homes and taking it to the beach where it used to be, working on this, and i'm talking about dozens of trucks, dozens of bulldozers in order to push the sand back to try to reclaim her city and its famous boardwalk that has now totally destroyed, completely ripped up by hurricane sandy. this is a small town of about 6,000 people. about 60,000, though, in the summer months. this town is a bowl, and it collects water. as a result medical record to recover from this, it got to save the flooded homes missed the town by pumpi
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